Eparchial (Diocesan) News
A burned body has been found in the basement of the burned Sts. Cyril and Methodius Seminary in Prizren which was subsequently established to be that of a 30 year-old disabled Serb woman. Beta's correspondent reported that no one knew that the woman was in the basement of the seminary. Her body has been transferred to the city morgue. Radio KIM, which broadcasts a Serbian language program from Caglavica, reported that the body of 55 year-old Dragan Nedeljkovic was also found in the seminary. Previously Pristina TV KohaVision reported that members of the Kosovo Police Service pulled the burned body of a Serb man from Sts. Cyril and Methodius Seminary in Prizren.
One More Serbian Orthodox Church Destroyed In A Powerful Explosive Blast Near Prizren, Another Chapel In A Neighboring Serb Village Suspected To Be Mined Too21. March 2004 - 9:55
In Zivinjane village, about 10 km into the mixed, mostly Bosniak /Serb Zupa valley, unknown perpeterators completely destroyed an abandoned Serb church by means of a powerful explosive charge. Police were on the scene. It is suspected that an Orthodox chapel in the neighboring village of Drajcici (about 20 Serbs still living there) might be mined. Police and KFOR EOD are investigating.
The entire Serb quarter in Prizren, Potkaljaja, has been burned. Once again it has been confirmed that the churches of Christ the Savior, St. Nedelja, Sts. Cosmas and Damian, and St. Panteleimon have been burned and destroyed in this part of the city, in addition to the Mother of God of Ljevis, St. George, the old church of St. George (Runjevic church), and the Church of St. Nicholas (Tutic church). According to this information, all (8) Prizren churches have been burned, as well as Sts. Cyril and Methodius Seminary, the Diocese seat and Holy Archangels Monstery outside the city.
Armed Albanians were breaking into Serb houses and abusing and beating up old people. Jelena Gigic says that a member of the Kosovo Police Service threw her on the balcony and stomped on her with his feet.
Leposava Pitovic of Potkaljaje and her neighbors were brutally beaten. Elderly Vojislav Jeftic's arm was broken. Also beaten up were teacher Dobrila Dosavic and her grandson. Like most Serbs, they are presently in the military base of German KFOR.
More Than 20 Serbian Orthodox Churches Destroyed By Rampaging Groups Of Kosovo Albanians - The Pearls Of Medieval Art In Flames And Ashes20. March 2004 - 8:25
More than 20 Orthodox Christian churches have perished in flames in the last three days of pogrom orchestrated by Kosovo Albanian extremists against the remaining Kosovo Serbs and their holy sites. Most valuable works of art: holy icons, medieval books, frescoes from the 14th and 15th centuries perish in flames while civilized Europe is not able to stop the the rampage of extremists who slowly create a society in which soon there will not be a sign of the Cross and any living Serbs.